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lusternoun [U]

 us   /ˈlʌs·tər/
  • luster noun [U] (BRIGHTNESS)

the ​brightness of a ​smooth or ​shinysurface: The ​polishedfurniture had a ​rich luster.
  • luster noun [U] (SPECIAL QUALITY)

the ​quality of being ​attractive or ​special: The ​commercialdistrict around the ​theater had ​lostits luster, ​becoming a ​magnet for the ​homeless and ​drivingmoviegoerselsewhere.
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈlʌs·trəs/
This ​conditioner will give ​yourhair a lustrous ​glow.
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